Image:William Walker Atkinson.jpg|thumb|William Walker Atkinson
'''William Walker Atkinson''' (December 5, 1862 – November 22, 1932)
was an attorney, merchant, publisher, and author, as well as an occult
ist and an American pioneer of the New Thought
movement. He is also thought to be the author of the pseudonymous works attributed to '''Theron Q. Dumont''' and '''Yogi Ramacharaka'''.
[Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos, ''The Celestial Tradition'', p. 66, Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1992 ISBN 978-0-88920-202-3]
He wrote an estimated 100 books, all in the last 30 years of his life. He was mentioned in past editions of ''Who's Who in America
'', in ''Religious Leaders of America'', and in several similar publications. His works have remained in print more or less continuously since 1900.
[http://worldcat.org/identities/lccn-n88-661832 Works by Atkinson, William Walker 1862-1932]... ]